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Monday, May 12 2014

Wet Leather - “Secret Preference” (audio) (Premiere)

"Secret Preference" is all big boom-clap drums, silky falsetto, and funk bass.


Sunday, October 30 2011

Jupe Jupe: Reduction in Drag

Seattle’s Jupe Jupe delivers a rousing sophomore disc, which clears up the confused identity of its debut.


Thursday, September 15 2011

The Motels: Apocalypso

As far as lost albums go, Apocalypso may not exactly be Smile, but it ain’t no Chinese Democracy, either.


Monday, June 13 2011

Colin Hay: The PopMatters Video Interview

The former Men at Work frontman sits down with PopMatters to talk about the passing of his father, adding humor to dramatic songs, and how he wish he got rid of that fluteline all those years ago ...


Monday, March 28 2011

Hotels: On the Casino Floor

Imagine if the Smiths collided with OK Computer-era Radiohead on the set of a spaghetti western, and you’ll get an idea of the cinematic scope that Hotels is shooting for.


Thursday, March 24 2011

Nick Lowe: Labour of Lust

Long-awaited reissue of Nick Lowe's second album means you don't pay big bucks on eBay for a classic.


Sunday, March 13 2011

Jukebox the Ghost: Everything Under the Sun

This is the best pop album of last year. Need I say more?


Sunday, February 13 2011

Five O’Clock Heroes: Different Times

The Five O'Clock Heroes has not been influenced one iota by any sort of trend in popular music postdating, say, 1983.


Tuesday, February 8 2011

Com Truise: Cyanide Sisters

Com Truise is never far from a long-discontinued synthesizer or a 1980s VHS tape.


Monday, January 17 2011

Vanity Theft: The Anatomy EP

Four young women breathe new life into a tired-as-Hell genre, with fabulous results.


Jupe Jupe: Invaders (Capsule Reviews) [30.Nov.10]
Hurts: Happiness (Reviews) [7.Sep.10]
Little Dragon: Machine Dreams (Reviews) [14.Mar.10]
Nouvelle Vague: 29.January.2010 - Chicago (Notes from the Road) [3.Feb.10]
New Order: Live in Glasgow (Reviews) [26.Jun.08]
Helena: Fraise Vanille (Capsule Reviews) [19.Mar.08]
Chica and the Folder: Under the Balcony (Capsule Reviews) [16.Dec.07]
Circo: Cursi (Capsule Reviews) [3.Oct.07]
Against Me!: New Wave (Reviews) [24.Jul.07]
Interpol: Our Love to Admire (Reviews) [9.Jul.07]
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